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The Official Tourism Board supports the winter sports athletes 


They are six, they practice winter sports (Alpine skiing, snowboarding and short track), they are supported for the season 2016/17 by the Madonna di Campiglio Pinzolo Val Rendena Tourist Board. Their names?


Andrea Ballerin
Vladislav Khadarin
Alberto Maffei
Cecilia Maffei
Laura Pirovano
Paolo Pangrazzi 



For the third consecutive year, the Tourism Board lines up a group of young athletes at the starting blocks of the international circuits in the disciplines of the alpine ski, snowboard and short track. Six athletes that are ambassadors in the world of the resort Madonna di Campiglio-Pinzolo-Val Rendena: four of them were born in the western Trentino, two of them has chosen this area for their training.


Alberto Maffei (snowboard) and Paolo Pangrazzi (ski) are from Madonna di Campiglio, Cecilia Maffei (short track) is from Pinzolo while Laura Pirovano (ski) is from Mortaso-Spiazzo Rendena. Andrea Ballerin (ski) is from Trento while Vladislav Khadarin, one of the most talented snowboarder in the world, is from Siberia, but he has been living in Madonna di Campiglio for 4 years, where he trains with the Freestyle Ski Accademy. He is 19 years old and he is part of the Russia National Team: he has been the first athlete in the world in realizing a Fs 1800. Cecilia Maffei, already an expert in the Italian National Short Track Team, is working for gaining a result in the Olympic Games 2018 in South Corea. For her it could be her fourth participation.

Alberto Maffei, like Laura Pirovano, is at his first season in the World Cup with the Italian ski team and their are growing challenging together with the biggest world champions. The slalom and giant specialist Andrea Ballerin is competing in the World Cup with the Italian team, while the sprinter Paolo Pangrazzi is going on with their carrier racing in the World Cup and European Cup. In the combined race of Wengen (January 13, 2017) he was the best Italian, gaining the thirteenth place.


Champions, professional athletes, rising stars that compete in the Italian and international races in their sports disciplines: Khadarin, on January 7, 2017, made his debut in the World Cup in Moscow and won the big air; Laura Pirovano, on March 12, 2017, won the juniores world title in the giant slalom after a very great sports season, always in the first ten in all the races. Cecilia Maffei won the European gold medal in the short track relay race and the silver medal in the World Cup in Dresda. Alberto Maffei won the gold medal in the Kronplatz Air and in the Slopestyle of the Italian Championships.


"All the people that with their professionalism, knowledge, skills make our resort important - explains the President of the Tourism Board Adriano Alimonta - are worthy of being supported by our Tourism Board, which represents all the people that make our resort more important from a tourist point of view with their enthusiasm and passion".


Andrea Ballerin: 28 years old, from Trento, is s slalom and giant slalom racer. Italian athlete, he races in Europa Cup and in the World Cup, where he debuts in the first 30 in the slalom of Levi (November 13, 2016) and sixth in the second giant slalom in Val d’Isère for the alpine skiiing Europa Cup 2016/2017. Silver in the giant for the Italian Championships.

Vladislav Khadarin: 19 years old, national champion 2015/2016 in Slopestyle, third in the Italian Championships Big Air, he belongs to the Russian Team and he won the Big Air World Cup in Moscow. He finishes successfully the season 2016-17, getting the 17th place in the FIS Snowboard Big Air World Championships and the 16th for the Slopestyle.

Alberto Maffei: 21 years old, from Madonna di Campiglio, belongs to the Italian slopestyle Snowboard -team A. Last year he won the silver medal in the Europa Cup, both for Slopestyle and Big Air. In Plan de Corones, he got the first place in the important event Kronplatz Air and the gold medal in the Slopestyle of the Italian Championships. He closes his first season in the World Cup with 11 starts and 2 other starts in the Snowboard World Championships.

Cecilia Maffei: 32 year old, from Pinzolo, short track speed champion 500m, 1.000m, 1.500m and relay race. Three Olympic Games with the Italian National Team, two golds in the Italian relay race in the World Cup 2015-2016 and third for the European. Gold medal in the relay race at the European championships Torino 2017 and silver in the fifth stage of the World Cup season 2016/17.

Paolo Pangrazzi: 29 years old, from Madonna di Campiglio, Alpine skiing champion for downhill, Super-G and super-combined disciplines. Best result in 2011 (6th in the Garmisch World Championships), in 2013 he won the national title of downhill skiing. In the 2014-2015 season he got the third place for the European Cup - Men's Super Combined. He finishes his racing career with the winter season 2016-17.

Laura Pirovano: 20 years, from Spiazzo Rendena, polyvalent Alpine skiing champion, on December 28, 2015 debuted in the World Cup in the Lienz giant. Closed the season as third in the general placement of the European Cup and fifth in that one of giant slalom, that was valid for a place in the World Cup for the season 2016-2017. During the season 2016-17 she won the juniores giant world championships and the combined in the Italian Championships.



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